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EFL Midweek Accumulator: Sheffield Wednesday headline 22/1 treble

The international break might be getting underway for Premier League and Championship teams, but there is still plenty of action to enjoy across Leagues One and Two this midweek.

There are a total of five matches scheduled in the third and fourth tiers on Tuesday, including a South Yorkshire derby at the top of League One between Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday, while promotion will also be on the agenda in League Two as Bradford City host Carlisle United.

Wednesday's sole offering from the EFL also involves a promotion-chasing team from League Two in Mansfield Town, as they play host to a Grimsby Town side fresh from exiting the FA Cup at the hands of Premier League Brighton over the weekend.

Our treble encompasses all three of those big matches and comes in at odds of almost 22/1.

Midweek treble:

Our EFL treble is priced up at 22/1:

Barnsley v Sheffield Wednesday - over 2.5 goals in the match @ 3/4
Bradford v Carlisle - Draw @ 11/5
Mansfield to beat Grimsby and both teams to score @ 3/1

Odds correct at the time of writing and are subject to change.

In-form duo facing crunch clash

WhatBarnsley v Sheffield Wednesday
WhereOakwell, Barnsley
When20:00, Tuesday 21st March
How to watchSky Sports Main Event and Football
OddsBarnsley 9/5, Draw 23/10, Sheff Wed 31/20

League One leaders Sheffield Wednesday will be aiming to take another giant step towards promotion when they make the short trip to Oakwell on Tuesday to take on local rivals Barnsley, who also still harbour hopes of securing a top-two finish.

Both sides are in terrific form, with the Owls unbeaten across their last 23 league games, while the Tykes have not tasted defeat in 11, with nine of those matches ending in victories.

However, this will undoubtedly be the toughest test Michael Duff's side have faced during that run, as they will be taking on a Wednesday team that boast the best away record in League One this season, winning 10 of their 16 games on the road.

This could well prove a high-quality fixture between two confident sides, although goals may not be easy to come by as only Wednesday (23) have conceded fewer goals in the third tier than Barnsley (29) this season.

Both sides have also conceded just once across their last four games and, with under 2.5 goals having occurred in each of Wednesday's last four fixtures, it could be worth considering to happen again at 3/4 in the Goals Under/Over market.

Promotion hopefuls set for stalemate

WhatBradford City v Carlisle United
WhereUniversity of Bradford Stadium, Bradford
When19:45, Tuesday 21st March
OddsBradford 29/20, Draw 11/5, Carlisle 2/1

Sixth-placed Bradford City can move to within three points of the automatic promotion positions with victory at home to Carlisle United on Tuesday, but the Cumbrians, who sit fourth, will end the night in second position if they claim all three points.

Bradford boast the best away record in the division, but they have struggled on home turf at the University of Bradford Stadium throughout the campaign, winning just two of their last seven at the venue, while they were held to a 2-2 draw last time out against relegation-threatened Hartlepool United.

Carlisle also played out a draw at the weekend, as their clash with another promotion rival, Stevenage, ended 0-0.

Paul Simpson's men have taken 10 points from their last four games on the road, but they may consider a share of the spoils on Tuesday a good result, with the draw available at 11/10 in the Full Time Result market.

One player to look out for is Bradford forward Andy Cook, who is the division's leading scorer with 22 goals, with nine of those coming across his last 10 games. Cook is also a former Carlisle player, having started his professional career at Brunton Park.

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Stags to capitalise on Grimsby's cup blues

WhatMansfield Town v Grimsby Town
WhereOne Call Stadium, Mansfield
When19:45, Wednesday 22nd March
OddsMansfield 10/11, Draw 12/5, Grimsby 16/5

Mansfield Town's play-off push has hit the skids over recent weeks, as Nigel Clough's side have won just once in four matches, although they did claim a spirited 1-1 draw at Stockport County last time out thanks to a 90th-minute equaliser from Lucas Akins.

That should give the Stags a boost ahead of their home clash with Grimsby Town on Wednesday, and they could be facing the Mariners at the right time after their FA Cup run was abruptly ended by Sunday's 5-0 defeat at Brighton.

Although far from disgraced during that match, it could be a case of after the Lord Mayor's show for the visitors, as they sit firmly in mid-table with no concerns surrounding relegation or a push towards a top-seven finish.

Mansfield have scored eight goals across their last three home matches and will expect to win this one, but they have also registered just one clean sheet in nine at the One Call Stadium, which will give Grimsby hope of at least getting on the scoresheet.

The home win with both teams scoring can be backed at 3/1 in the Result/Both Teams to Score market.

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